Beachlands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Beachlands (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 372 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Beachlands is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Beachlands was 1,464 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beachlands is 40 years of age.

79.4% of people living in the suburb of Beachlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% France, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Ireland.

89.1% of people living in Beachlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.6% French, 0.5% German, 0.4% Other , 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Beachlands is 30.2% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 20.6% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Uniting Church, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Pentecostal.

33.0% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in Beachlands.

59.2% of the people living in Beachlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Beachlands has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Beachlands are 18.5% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beachlands work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

24.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $797 per week.

The median rent in Beachlands is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beachlands postcode 6530

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